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Month: May 2017

Blood drop on finger

Dried Blood Spot Testing: Simple and Promising

May 31, 2017

Blood tests are powerful tools for early detection of a wide range of diseases, but an evolving approach – using tiny spots of dried blood – opens up exciting new possibilities for healthcare and research. Traditional blood samples are drawn from a vein by a clinician and captured in vials. The samples can be complicated […]

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Presenting the iSpecimen Marketplace (Video)

Presenting the iSpecimen Marketplace – where researchers find the specimens they need from the patients they want. By connecting researchers who need specimens with the healthcare providers who have them, we have reinvented specimen procurement in this age of precision medicine. Scientists gain one-stop access to a vast specimen network that is searchable anytime, anywhere. Participating providers contribute compliantly […]

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Evolution of Cancer Biospecimens Infographic by iSpecimen

May is National Cancer Research Month

May 24, 2017

May is National Cancer Research Month, which recognizes the importance of cancer research and the contributions of researchers, physician-scientists, survivors, and patient advocates in the quest to conquer cancer. The heroic effort does not wane on May 31, however: research and development of new diagnostics and treatments – and the ultimate quest for a cure […]

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Google Search

“Googling” New Health Insights

May 3, 2017

Google has made us smarter. Can the internet’s everything company make us healthier? That’s the goal of Verily, a Google/Alphabet company, which just announced a joint venture with Duke and Stanford on a four-year study of 10,000 people to help determine how humans get sick. It’s the first initiative of Project baseline, an effort to […]

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